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y The Australasian newspaper  
Alternative title: Australasian National Illustrated Weekly; Australasian (Melbourne)
Issue Details: First known date: 1864... 1864 The Australasian
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Notes

  • Much AustLit indexing of The Australasian was completed prior to the newspaper's digitisation. Links from AustLit records to the digitised versions will be added progressively.
  • Issues of the Australasian from 4 January 1868 to 29 August 1868 were indexed as part of the Colonial Newspapers and Magazines Project.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1864
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Hugh George , 1864-1946 .
      Link: 6980769Web Resource Digital copy of print publication via Australian Newspapers (AN) Service
      Note/s:
      • Digitised issues available for the period 1 October 1864 to 29 June 1935. (Correct as of 3 February 2014.)

Works about this Work

y Index to Serials in Australian Periodicals and Newspapers : Nineteenth Century Toni Johnson-Woods , Canberra : Mulini Press , 2001 Z971477 2001 single work index Index to serials in 15 large circulation weekly publications published in Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales between 1860 and 1899. The index also gives an overview of the publishing history of these titles and includes an author/title index.
'A Careworn Writer for the Press': Henry Kendall in Melbourne Ken A. Stewart , 1992 single work biography
— Appears in: Henry Kendall : The Muse of Australia 1992; (p. 165-205) Investigations in Australian Literature 2000; (p. 47-88)
The Extended Edwardianism of Australian Literature Adrian Mitchell , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Aspects of Australian Fiction : Essays Presented to John Colmer, Professor Emeritus of English, The University of Adelaide 1990; (p. 53-72)
Colonial Periodicals: Patterns of Failure Lurline Stuart , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand Bulletin , First Quarter vol. 13 no. 1 1989; (p. 1-10)
Retrieving Colonial Literary Culture: The Case for an Index to Serial Fiction in Australian (or Australasian?) Newspapers Elizabeth Morrison , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand Bulletin , First Quarter vol. 13 no. 1 1989; (p. 27-36) Australian Subject Bibliography After 1988 1990; (p. 35-47)
'Half Bushman - Half Bookworm' - Furphy, Collins and Literary Culture in Victoria Ken A. Stewart , Julian Croft , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Notes & Furphies , April no. 20 1988; (p. 1-2)
'A Careworn Writer for the Press': Henry Kendall in Melbourne Ken A. Stewart , 1992 single work biography
— Appears in: Henry Kendall : The Muse of Australia 1992; (p. 165-205) Investigations in Australian Literature 2000; (p. 47-88)
A Lady's Letter from London: 1873-1908 Ian Sibley , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 11 no. 4 1984; (p. 502-507)
Personal Reminiscences of Adam Lindsay Gordon J. Hammersley , 1884 single work biography
— Appears in: Victorian Review , 1 May vol. 10 no. 55 1884; (p. 66-69)
Three Old Victorian Magazines J. B. , 1881 single work criticism
— Appears in: Melbourne Review , July vol. 6 no. 23 1881; (p. 293-302)

PeriodicalNewspaper Details

Frequency:
Weekly
Range:
No. 1 (1 October 1864) - 31 March 1866 ; New series. v. 1, no. 1 (7 April 1866) - v. 160, no. 5075 (6 April 1946)
Continues:
Bell's Life in Victoria and Sporting Chronicle ; Australasian Sketcher With Pen and Pencil
Continued by:
Australasian Post
Size:
53cm
Note:
Formed by the merger of weekly Argus and Examiner and Melbourne Weekly News and Yeoman and Australian Acclimatiser
Note:
Changed to tabloid format and began new series as of 7 April 1866
Note:
Incorporates Bell's Life in Victoria and Sporting Chronicle as of 11 January 1868
Note:
Incorporates Australasian Sketcher With Pen and Pencil as of 26 December 1889
Note:
Titled Australasian National Illustrated Weekly from 5 June 1937

Has serialised

The Boy He Was, Walter G. Henderson , 1939 single work novel
Petals on the Stream, Hilda Bridges , 1939 single work novel
Up the Murray, Ada Cambridge , 1875 single work novel
Dinah, Ada Cambridge , 1879-1880 single work novel
Missed in the Crowd, Ada Cambridge , 1881-1882 single work novel
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